LaTESOL's Preparing All Content EducatorsSpecial Day for K-12 Teachers with ELLs
|November 1, 2018
Dr. Brenda Custodio
Internationally known speaker and co-author of the widely acclaimed book,
Supporting Students With Interrupted Formal Education
Kathleen Whalen, Associate Professor, Tulane University
“Principles and Skills for Working with Trauma-Exposed English Language Learners”
Dr. Pat Austin, UNO
“Between Cultures, Between Places:The Role of Children’s Books in the English Language Classroom”
In addition to 50 minute sessions facilitated by our speakers, there will be an impressive group of local speakers on topics relevant to K-12 content educators and ELL teachers and advocat
Our annual conference for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages at all levels and in all settings.
November 2, 2018
Dr. Diane Straehr Fenner
President of SupportEd, LLC, an author of four books, a blogger for the Colorín Colorado website, and a frequent keynote presenter on EL education at conferences across North America.
"Advocating for Diverse ELs in Louisiana: Issues and Strategies"
Concurrent Morning Workshops
* Bob Schoenfeld, Arizona State University. Bob is a s elf-described english teacher, linguist, language geek, cigar smoker, rugby player, maiden fan, rabble-rouser, instigator, gemini. Bob's presentation at Chicago TESOL was a "standing in the halls" success.
“Strategies for Efficient and Effective Writing Assessments: Or, How I Try to Avoid Narcoleptic Episodes While Grading.”
* Jennifer Lebedev, founder of the Youtube channel, Jennifer ESL
Jennifer ESL is a staple in many high-schools and IELPs. Her Youtube channel has over 650,000 subscribers! “Using and Making Videos to Create, Enhance or Flip Classes” Part 1 – and Part 2
Dr. Stacy Overstreet, Tulane University. Dr. Overstreet will address the findings from her research and the observations gained in teacher training programs, particularly those addressing the intersection of her "Safe Schools" work and English Language Learners
“Creating Trauma-Informed Schools: Rationale for Use with ELLs”
Concurrent SessionsIn addition to 50 minute sessions facilitated by our speakers, there will be an impressive group of local speakers on topics relevant to K-12 content educators and ELL teachers and advocates.